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Sugar Gliders
It would appear our sugar gliders... might not be sugar gliders!
It would appear our sugar gliders... might not be sugar gliders!
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Jul 20 2020
03:39:07 PM
A new study on sugar gliders' genetics published on the 13th of july suggests that what was known as sugar glider is in fact 3 distinct species, and that the true sugar gliders are in fact a lot rarer than previously thought, which suggest that those held in captivity are likely not even sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps) at all but most likely Kreffts glider (Petaurus notatus) instead

https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/wildlife/2020/07/meet-the-the-savanna-glider-scientists-have-discovered-sugar-glider-is-actually-three-species/?utm_source=website_cta&utm_medium=read-next&utm_campaign=on_site_links

Edited by - sjusovare on Jul 20 2020 03:47:55 PM
It would appear our sugar gliders... might not be sugar gliders!

GliderGossip GliderGossip
Sugar Gliders
It would appear our sugar gliders... might not be sugar gliders!